R.utils v1.4.4


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Various programming utilities

This package provides utility classes and methods useful when programming in R and developing R packages.

Functions in R.utils

Name Description
as.character.GString Gets the processed character string
evaluate.Verbose Evaluates a function and prints its results if above threshold
R.utils-package Package R.utils
TextStatusBar A status bar at the R prompt that can be updated
asByte.Java Converts a numeric to a Java byte
devGetLabel Gets the label of a device
as.character.binmode Converts a binary/octal/hexadecimal number into a string
GString Character string with advanced substitutions
as.character.ProgressBar Gets a string description of the progress bar
Verbose Class to writing verbose messages to a connection or file
NullVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
LComments The LComments class
MultiVerbose A Verbose class ignoring everything
getBuiltinOs.GString Gets the operating system of the running machine
devDone Closes an on-screen (interactive) device
devIsOpen Checks if a device is open or not
findSourceTraceback Finds all 'srcfile' objects generated by source() in all call frames
getUsername.System Retrieves the name of the user running R
cat.Verbose Concatenates and prints objects if above threshold
as.logical.Verbose Gets a logical value of this object
isPackageInstalled Checks if a package is installed or not
addFinalizerToLast Modifies .Last() to call 'finalizeSession()
System Static class to query information about the system
isDirectory Checks if the file specification is a directory
copyFile Copies a file safely
check.Assert Static method asserting that a generic condition is true
arrayIndex Converts vector indices to array indices
getBuiltinPid.GString Gets the process id of the current R session
getBuiltinDatetime.GString Gets the current date and time
getBuiltinDate.GString Gets the current date
getInstanceOf.Arguments Gets an instance of the object that is of a particular class
increase.ProgressBar Increases (steps) progress bar
SmartComments Abstract class SmartComments
dimNA< - Sets the dimension of an object with the option to infer one dimension autmatically
attachLocally.list Assigns an objects elements locally
getNumerics.Arguments Coerces to a numeric vector and validates
compile.SmartComments Preprocess a vector of code lines
capture.Verbose Captures output of a function
as.character.Verbose Returns a character string version of this object
getHostname.System Retrieves the computer name of the current host
getCharacters.Arguments Coerces to a character vector and validates
getBuiltinUsername.GString Gets the username of the user running R
getLeaves.Options Gets all (non-list) options in a flat list
popMessage.TextStatusBar Adds a message above the status bar
commandArgs Extract Command Line Arguments
currentTimeMillis.System Get the current time in milliseconds
inAnyInterval.numeric Checks if a set of values are inside one or more intervals
asInt.Java Converts an numeric to a Java integer
findSettings.Settings Searches for the settings file in one or several directories
bunzip2 Bunzip a file
createWindowsShortcut Creates a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
sourceDirectory Sources files recursively to either local or global environment
findGhostscript.System Searches for the ghostview binary on the current system
hasOption.Options Checks if an option exists
convertComment.VComments Converts a verbose comment to R code
lapply.MultiVerbose Applies a function to each of the Verbose objects
isEof.connection Checks if the current file position for a connection is at the 'End of File'
capitalize Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector
isOn.Verbose Checks if the output is on
asLong.Java Converts a numeric to a Java long
getEnvironment.Arguments Gets an existing environment
isZero Checks if a value is (close to) zero or not
flush.TextStatusBar Flushes the output
callHooks Call hook functions by hook name
parseDebian.System Parses a string, file or connection for Debian formatted parameters
getOption.Options Gets an option
getLoadedPathname.Settings Gets the pathname of the settings file loaded
less.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a higher threshold
downloadFile.character Downloads a file
devSetLabel Sets the label of a device
equals.Verbose Checks if this object is equal to another
printf C-style formatted output
as.double.Verbose Gets a numeric value of this object
isVisible.Verbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
getBuiltinHostname.GString Gets the hostname of the system running R
copyDirectory Copies a directory
getThreshold.Verbose Gets current verbose threshold
Non-documented objects Non-documented objects
finalizeSession Function to call for finalizing the R session
inherits.Assert Static method asserting that an object inherits from of a certain class
Settings Class for applicational settings
devList Lists the indices of the open devices named by their labels
filePath Construct the path to a file from components and expands Windows Shortcuts along the pathname from root to leaf
asShort.Java Converts a numeric to a Java short
isFile Checks if the file specification is a file
callHooks.function Call hook functions
Assert The Assert class
VComments The VComments class
getLogicals.Arguments Coerces to a logical vector and validates
mapToIntervals.numeric Maps values to intervals
readTable Reads a file in table format
setThreshold.Verbose Sets verbose threshold
promptAndSave.Settings Prompt user to save modified settings
dataFrame Allocates a data frame with given column classes
convertComment.SmartComments Converts a single smart comment to R code
as.character.Options Returns a character string version of this object
devOff Closes a device
isAbsolutePath Checks if this pathname is absolute
exit.Verbose Writes a message and unindents the following output
getReadablePathname.Arguments Gets a readable pathname
getParent Gets the string of the parent specified by this pathname
saveObject Saves an object to a file or a connection
devSet Activates a device
intervalsToSeq.matrix Generates a vector of indices from a matrix of intervals
getBuiltinRversion.GString Gets the current R version
fileAccess Checks the permission of a file or a directory
findGraphicsDevice.System Searches for a working PNG device
reassignInPackage Re-assigns a new value to an existing object in a loaded package
isOn.NullVerbose Checks if the output is on
ruler.Verbose Writes a ruler
jpeg2 A JPEG device for Bitmap Files via GhostScript
setDefaultLevel.Verbose Sets the current default verbose level
mergeIntervals.numeric Merges intervals
getRelativePath Gets the relative pathname relative to a directory
seqToIntervals Gets all contigous intervals of a vector of indices
on.Verbose Turn on the output
getBuiltinTime.GString Gets the current time
update.TextStatusBar Updates the status bar (visually)
subplots Creates a grid of subplots
gzip Gzip/Gunzip a file
colClasses Creates a vector of column classes used for tabular reading
equals.Options Checks if this object is equal to another Options object
readByte.Java Reads a Java formatted byte (8 bits) from a connection
timestampOn.Verbose Turns automatic timestamping on and off
isVisible.NullVerbose Checks if a certain verbose level will be shown or not
summary.Verbose Generates a summary of an object if above threshold
writeUTF.Java Writes a string to a connection in Java format (UTF-8)
writeBinFragments Writes binary data to disjoint sections of a connection or a file
insert Insert values to a vector at certain positions
timestamp.Verbose Writes a timestamp
writeRaw.Verbose Writes objects if above threshold
displayCode Displays the contents of a text file with line numbers and more
hasUrlProtocol Checks if one or several pathnames has a URL protocol
ProgressBar Provides text based counting progress bar
setLabels.TextStatusBar Sets new values of given labels
doCall Executes a function call with option to ignore unused arguments
readUTF.Java Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection
setTimestampFormat.Verbose Sets the default timestamp format
getBarString.ProgressBar Gets the progress bar string to be displayed
warnings.Verbose Outputs any warnings recorded
getRegularExpression.Arguments Gets a valid regular expression pattern
remove.FileProgressBar Removes the progress file for a file progress bar
isDone.ProgressBar Checks if progress bar is completed
isOpen.character Checks if there is an open connection to a file
parse.SmartComments Parses one single smart comment
getReadablePathnames.Arguments Gets a readable pathname
mkdirs Creates a directory including any necessary but nonexistent parent directories
getRaw.GString Gets the unprocessed GString
validate.SmartComments Validates the compiled lines
loadToEnv Method to load objects to a new environment
listDirectory Gets the file names in the directory
writeRaw.NullVerbose All output methods
lastModified Gets the time when the file was last modified
reset.ProgressBar Reset progress bar
isPackageLoaded Checks if a package is loaded or not
print.Verbose Prints objects if above threshold
getTimestampFormat.Verbose Gets the default timestamp format
getVerbose.Arguments Coerces to Verbose object
names.Options Gets the full pathname of all (non-list) options
sourceTo Parses and evaluates code from a file or a connection
isMatrix.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a matrix
getDoubles.Arguments Coerces to a double vector and validates
isUrl Checks if one or several pathnames is URLs
reset.VComments Resets a VComments compiler
openBrowser.System Opens an HTML document using the OS default HTML browser
isScalar.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a single value
loadObject Method to load object from a file or a connection
createLink Creates a link to a file or a directory
touchFile Updates the timestamp of a file
newline.Verbose Writes one or several empty lines
nbrOfOptions.Options Gets the number of options set
wrap.array Reshape an array or a matrix by permuting and/or joining dimensions
isVector.Assert Static method asserting thatan object is a vector
newline.TextStatusBar Writes a newline
str.Options Prints the structure of the options
patchCode Patches installed and loaded packages and more
readInt.Java Reads a Java formatted int (32 bits) from a connection
str.Verbose Prints the structure of an object if above threshold
moveInSearchPath Moves a environment in the search path to another position
detachPackage Detaches a packages by name
Java Static class for Java related methods
devNew Opens a new device
getVariableValue.GString Gets a variable value given a name and attributes
header.Verbose Writes a header
onGarbageCollect Registers a function to be called when the R garbage collector is (detected to be) running
setLabel.TextStatusBar Sets the value of a label
toCamelCase Converts a string of words into a merged camel-cased word
loadAnywhere.Settings Loads settings from file
setOption.Options Sets an option
print.GString Prints the processed GString
setValue.ProgressBar Sets current value
off.Verbose Turn off the output
readBinFragments Reads binary data from disjoint sections of a connection or a file
update.FileProgressBar Updates file progress bar
onSessionExit Registers a function to be called when the R session finishes
setStepLength.ProgressBar Sets default step length
more.Verbose Creates a cloned instance with a lower threshold
removeDirectory Removes a directory
whichVector.logical Identifies TRUE elements in a logical vector
printf.Verbose Formats and prints object if above threshold
unwrap.array Unwrap an array, matrix or a vector to an array of more dimensions
reset.SmartComments Resets a SmartComments compiler
setMaxValue.ProgressBar Sets maximum value
writeShort.Java Writes a short (16 bits) to a connection in Java format
relibrary Reloads a package
toUrl Converts a pathname into a URL
enter.Verbose Writes a message and indents the following output
updateLabels.TextStatusBar Sets the new values of given labels and updates the status bar
saveAnywhere.Settings Saves settings to file
validate.VComments Validates the compiled lines
FileProgressBar A progress bar that sets the size of a file accordingly
getIntegers.Arguments Coerces to a integer vector and validates
getVector.Arguments Validates a vector
isModified.Settings Checks if settings has been modified compared to whats on file
setProgress.ProgressBar Sets current progress
splitByPattern Splits a single character string by pattern
readWindowsShortcut Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)
readTableIndex Reads a single column from file in table format
seqToHumanReadable Gets a short human readable string representation of an vector of indices
eps EPS graphics device
extract.array Extract a subset of an array, matrix or a vector with unknown dimensions
getAbsolutePath Gets the absolute pathname string
getBuiltinRhome.GString Gets the path where R is installed
intToBin Converts an integer to a binary/octal/hexadecimal number
getWritablePathname.Arguments Gets a writable pathname
parse.GString Parses a GString
pushState.Verbose Pushes the current indentation state of the Verbose object
readShort.Java Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
setTicks.ProgressBar Sets values for which ticks should be visible
png2 A PNG device for Bitmap Files via GhostScript
writeByte.Java Writes a byte (8 bits) to a connection in Java format
Arguments Static class to validate and process arguments
Options The Options class
as.list.Options Gets a list representation of the options
countLines Counts the number of lines in a text file
getLabel.TextStatusBar Gets the current value of a label
getIndices.Arguments Coerces to a integer vector and validates
writeInt.Java Writes a integer (32 bits) to a connection in Java format
update.ProgressBar Updates progress bar
writeRaw.MultiVerbose Writes to each of the Verbose objects
resetWarnings Resets recorded warnings
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Date 2010-07-05
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
URL http://www.braju.com/R/
LazyLoad TRUE
Repository CRAN
Repository/R-Forge/Project r-dots
Repository/R-Forge/Revision 375
Date/Publication 2010-07-26 11:48:55
Packaged 2010-07-19 20:34:36 UTC; rforge

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